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Fantasy & Science Fiction News from Around the Internet

13 February 2017

Last week I sat down to write Geek News and discovered my website was broken. It was my fault, but needless to say, it was a huge time suck getting it back together. A week later and things are new and shiny. 1) "Terry Pratchett docudrama is a fittingly imaginative tribute to Discworld's genius" by

30 January 2017

1) "Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat quits to be replaced by Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall" by Ben Dowell "Steven Moffat has decided that his “timey wimey” as showrunner of Doctor Who has come to an end and he will step down as the show’s lead writer and executive producer after six series at the helm,

23 January 2017

1) "Tropes, trolls and Trump: the fantasy writer who inspired George RR Martin" by David Barnett "In the 1980s, the genre’s bad reputation was well-earned: three decades after the publication of The Lord of the Rings, fantasy still trod well-worn and thinly veiled medieval European paths. Fictional worlds were typically populated by elves and dwarves,

16 January 2017

1) "Here Are 5 Book-to-Television Series to Watch for in 2017" by Joanne Paquin "From the fantasy world of “Unfortunate Events” to the eerily realistic “Handmaid’s Tale,” these series will rivet viewers just as much as they did readers." 2) This one is fun. "The Films of Tim Burton All Occur in the Same Fictional

9 January 2017

1) "Dark, But Not Quite Weird Enough: NBC’s Emerald City" by Mari Ness "So, after watching rival ABC launch more or less successful ten episode fantasy/superhero shows over the past few years, NBC decided to launch one of its own this year, Emerald City, described by eager publicists as “Game of Thrones Meets The Wizard

2 January 2017

1) "American Gods/ season 1 spoilers: New character not in book appears in series" by Vanessa Doctor https://youtu.be/oyoXURn9oK0 "Those who have read the book “American Gods,” which will serve as the basis of this upcoming series by Starz, have witnessed all sorts of gods that walked the earth because of worship though history. However, it